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Guilt-Free Listening: Jesse Boykins III’s ‘Love Apparatus’ Album Stream

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2014/04/jesse-boykins-iii-love-apparatus-cover.jpg"></a>Words By <a href="http://twitter.com/drhiphop85" target="_blank">DrHipHop85</a> Jesse Boykins III’s aptitude in the realm of crafting soulful, thoughtful, and heartfelt music is akin to watching early Aughts Kobe score 40+ in a game or The Rock control an audience.

THC

MoRuf Ft. Jesse Boykins III – “Homie.Lover.Friend”

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The New Jersey-born rapper shares his new song, "Homie.Lover.Friend."

P.O.P [purpose or people]

Jesse Boykins III – P.O.P. [purpose or people] EP

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After opening ears with his cover of <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2013/07/jesse-boykins-iii-doing-it-wrong-drake-cover">Drake's "Doing It Wrong,"</a> Jesse Boykins III releases his latest EP, P.

#COVER SONGS

Jesse Boykins III – “Doing It Wrong” (Drake Cover)

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Now, Jessie Boykins III's name and voice won't always ring bells but that's not his fault.

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Darrelle Revis x Jesse Boykins III For Nike Sportswear “Always On”

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A few short weeks ago, I was lamenting the idea that both <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/jesse-boykins-iii">Jesse Boykins III</a> and Theophilus London <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/09/download-theophilus-london-and-jesse-boykins-iii-paris96-mixtape">go unnoticed</a> to most music fans.

Theophilus London

Theophilus London & Jesse Boykins III – Paris96 Mixtape

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Too often, blogging becomes a narcissitic endeavor where one person pushes their likes on a larger audience.

Sailing Souls

Jhene Aiko Feat. Jesse Boykins III – “Stranger (Remix)”

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/jesse-boykins-iii">JBIII</a> adds his complimentary touches to <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/jhene-aiko">Jhene's</a> "Stranger" and he does so well that I almost included his picture as the focal point of the post.

Way Of A Wayfarer EP

Jesse Boykins III – Way Of A Wayfarer EP

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Play <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/jesse-boykins-iii">Jesse's</a> latest one after dark or while you're chilling inside trying to beat the heat.

The Great Debater

Skyzoo – The Great Debater Mixtape

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So far, everything about The Great Debater has been excellent.

MUSIC VIDEOS

Mara Hruby – “The Panties” Video

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During the process of familiarizing myself with Oakland's own Mara Hruby, one of the standout tracks I've seen others rave about was her cover of Mos Def's "The Panties.

MUSIC VIDEOS

Mara Hruby – “Lose Myself” Video

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=181378"> Not that I know much of anything about <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/mara-hruby">Mara Hruby</a> because the fact is I know nil.

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Melo-X – “Cooked Food” Video

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/12/download-melo-x-more-merch"> When it comes to conquering the male species, they say a pretty girl is our weakness and the stomach is the key. <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/melo-x">Melo-Xtra</a> decided to go the two bird route and mix both connotations in his big 'ass bowl of gumbo to create a harmonious dish.

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Melo-X Feat. Paul McCartney & Erykah Badu – “Gone Baby” Video

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/12/download-melo-x-more-merch"> Yeah, the song's co-stars only appear in the theoretical sense (read: the sample), but let us dismiss all thoughts of a Beatle and Bella for a second. <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/melo-x">Melo-X</a> successfully taps into the harvest grove of love by puppeteering R&B to carry out his Hip-Hop deeds.

Theophilus London

Melo-X – More Merch

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<a href="http://www.djbooth.net/index/mixtapes/entry/melo-x-more-merch/"> <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/melo-x">Melo-X</a> strives to be a producer's producer and you have to respect that type of creative drive, no matter how familiar you are with his work.

Trae Harris

Jesse Boykins III – “Prototype”

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/05/vashties-birthday-party-santos"> <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/jesse-boykins-iii">Jesse Boykins III</a> simply does not get enough credit.

Va$htie

VA$HTIE Had A Party & Theophilus Performed

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<a href="http://www.vashtie.com/blog/2010/05/02/life-vashties-birthday-party-theophilus-london-mixtape-release-recapped/"> VA$HTIE's birthday was one day last week so happy belated to her. To cap it off, there was a party @ Santos in honor of the birthday girl and I think it doubled as a released party for Theophilus' <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/04/download-theophilus-london-i-want-you-mixtape">I Want You</a> mixtape.

Va$htie

Theophilus London – “Accept The New”

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<a href="http://theophiluslondon.wordpress.com/2010/04/14/accept-the-new/"> In the morning equivalent of being allowed to indulge in French toast and a big bowl of sugary sweet cereal, <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/theophilus-london">Theophilus</a> serves up "Accept The New.

Theophilus London

“Life Of A Lover”

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"You survived another Friday on some Ice Cube shit, get some rum and get some Coke, let the ice cubes hit.

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Basic Vocab Feat. Jesse Boykins III – “Like A Star”

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<a href="http://www.myspace.com/basicvocab">Basic Vocab</a> serve notice that their second LP A Better Way could be a 2010 sleeper, with lead single “Shine Like a Star.

TL Cross

Men Love Mary

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Just when I thought they couldn't do it any better, <a href="http://the-inner-soul.blogspot.com">SoulBounce</a> went & eclipsed their <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2009/11/soulbounce-presents-the-month-of-mary-mix">previous Mary mix</a> by doing an all-male rendering of <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/my-life">My Life</a>.


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